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Deadly seal virus could be spreading faster from melting Arctic ice

The scientists checked marine mammals for exposure to the virus from 2001 to 2016 - with sampled mammals including ice-associated seals , northern fur seals, Steller sea lions and norther sea otters....

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Mercury to glide across the Sun on November 11

Mercury to glide across the Sun on November 11

Mercury will be gliding across the sun on Monday in an event called a transit. The transit begins at 5:35 a.m. Mountain time, 1 hour and 15 minutes before local sunrise at 6:50 a.m. If you miss Mond...

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New Zealand passes 'zero-carbon' law to combat climate change

New Zealand passes 'zero-carbon' law to combat climate change

The bill would require all greenhouse gases except methane from animals to be reduced to net zero by 2050. Jacinda Ardern told Mike Hosking she's working with people in the agricultural sector abo...

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Italy to make teaching climate change compulsory at school

Italy to make teaching climate change compulsory at school

Italy is to become the first country in the world in which the study of climate change will be made compulsory in schools, the education minister announced on Tuesday. His proposals for new taxes o...

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In Rare Show, Mercury Will Transit Across Sun on Monday

In Rare Show, Mercury Will Transit Across Sun on Monday

If the heavens part in Seattle, there are ways to watch the transit happen in the sky. The transit or passage of a planet across the face of the Sun is a relatively rare occurrence to view. Some of th...

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Wine Is Being Aged In Space Now

Wine Is Being Aged In Space Now

The idea is to test the effects of space radiation and weightlessness on the wine's aging process, with the ultimate hope of developing new flavors and properties. The Cygnus capsule that pulled up to...

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Italy to Make Climate Change Study Compulsory in Schools

Italy to Make Climate Change Study Compulsory in Schools

Lorenzo Fioramonti , Italy's education minister announced that even subjects like geography, mathematics, and physics will be taught from the perspective of sustainability. Fioramonti made the annou...

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Alberto Salazar: Ukad to investigate British Nike Oregon Project athletes

Alberto Salazar: Ukad to investigate British Nike Oregon Project athletes

Then, he called upon sports leaders, governments and private companies to contribute to a cause he portrayed as massively underfunded. An average football club has a bigger budget. "It is currently be...

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SpaceX achieves key milestone in safety testing of Crew Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX achieves key milestone in safety testing of Crew Dragon spacecraft

The assumption is with the Mark 3 parachute system now surpassing the ten test mark that Elon Musk had stated needed to happen before flight certification, that certification will be coming. Space...

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NASA opens sealed Apollo sample ahead of Artemis missions

NASA opens sealed Apollo sample ahead of Artemis missions

Boeing is one of the companies, along with SpaceX, that NASA has chosen to build spacecraft to shuttle astronauts to the ISS. After docking with a small, remotely assembled space station known as Gate...

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Privately Launched Israeli Spacecraft Smashes Into Moon

Privately Launched Israeli Spacecraft Smashes Into Moon

For 48 days, Beresheet's ground crew watched, monitored and executed every maneuver of the spacecraft from a control center at IAI's Yehud headquarters. During Beresheet's descent, controllers lost ...

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UK halts support for fracking due to earthquake fears

UK halts support for fracking due to earthquake fears

There are "modest" shale gas and oil resources in Scotland, with an estimated 80 trillion cubic feet of gas and six billion barrels of shale oil in the Midland Valley stretching across Scotland and ...

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Voyager 2 just exited our solar system

Voyager 2 just exited our solar system

The findings were published Monday in a series of five papers in Nature Astronomy . The Sun's heliosphere is like a boat floating through interstellar space , both are filled with plasma. Yet ...

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Air pollution causes Delhi schools to shut

He said emissions restrictions should be imposed on motorbikes and scooters, which are heavily used in Delhi but exempted from the odd-even scheme , and called for more public transport investment. "...

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Guard protecting forest shot dead by illegal loggers

Guard protecting forest shot dead by illegal loggers

He was an indigenous Indian "forest guardian", seen here painting his face on Arariboia indigenous land near the city of Amarante, Maranhao state, Brazil, September 10, 2019. Paulino Guajajara, who ...

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Trump Plans Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

Trump Plans Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

But on Monday, Pompeo said in his statement: "In global climate discussions, we will continue to offer a realistic and pragmatic model - backed by a record of real world results - showing innovation a...

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Boeing tests space taxi; one of three parachutes does not open

Boeing tests space taxi; one of three parachutes does not open

It then activated its abort engines, which helped push the Starliner and its service module to a safe distance away from the launcher rocket. For its next test, Boeing plans to launch a Starliner to...

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USAF X-37B Plane Comes Home After Record 2+ Years in Space

USAF X-37B Plane Comes Home After Record 2+ Years in Space

US Force X-37B space plane has touched down at NASA's Kennedy Space Center nearly two years after Falcon 9 rocket launched it, smashing its own record for the longest time in space as its mi...

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Sports Car Parts, Cookie Oven Sent to International Space Station

Sports Car Parts, Cookie Oven Sent to International Space Station

ISS astronauts will test safety vests Italian vehicle manufacturer Lamborghini has sent carbon fiber samples for sports cars to study the effects of direct space exposure. These minuscule implants rel...

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Musician announces stolen antique violin worth £250,000 has been returned

Musician announces stolen antique violin worth £250,000 has been returned

Even after it was done, he told the BBC: "I feel a bit battered and bruised". I maintain never had a colossal deal of sleep since it went missing. The BBC reported that the actual person that had ...

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Measles wipe immune system's memory of other illnesses, studies find

Measles wipe immune system's memory of other illnesses, studies find

But the results are another good reason to immunize children against the virus , the studies' authors and other infectious disease experts say. When the measles vaccine first became available in ...

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Nasa reveals Halloween picture of 'menacing ghostly galactic ghoul apparition'

Nasa reveals Halloween picture of 'menacing ghostly galactic ghoul apparition'

Each eye shows the center of a system after it hammered into the other, and the diagram comprises of youthful blue stars, NASA said. "Researchers used infrared light to count the very young stars in...

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Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Glatt said pipeline owner TC Energy shut down the pipeline after the leak was detected. According to TC Energy, the response crew's containment efforts prevented the spill from spreading, and clea...

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Elon Musk donates $1 million to plant trees with #TeamTrees initiative

At the time of writing, the campaign has raised just less than $8 million. The idea actually came from fans By. Working with professional forestry partners around the globe, the Arbor Day Foundatio...

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Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

The X-37B features a small 4-foot by 7-foot payload bay and uses a deployable solar array for power. Experiments from the Air Force Research Laboratory were aboard. Sources have suggested it serves ...

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Almost 36 Million Indians Face Threat Of Annual Floods By 2050

Almost 36 Million Indians Face Threat Of Annual Floods By 2050

The new numbers far surpass the previous estimate of 80 million. "Every decade counts in preparing for sea-level rise". It increases the likelihood of coastal flooding, which can damage infrastructure...

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Major League Baseball bans two women after they flashed Gerrit Cole at World Series

Major League Baseball bans two women after they flashed Gerrit Cole at World Series

The Nationals got home runs from Adam Eaton , Juan Soto , and Anthony Rendon (3 for 4, 5 RBIs), who added a two-run double in the ninth. Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer , boosted by an injec...

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NASA Satellite Captures Blazing 'Pumpkin Sun' Image in Space

Meanwhile, the Solar Dynamics Observatory is still hard at work, beaming new images of the Sun back down to Earth where scientists study and monitor the star. A full resolution image can be found on...

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Water found for first time on 'potentially habitable' planet

Water found for first time on 'potentially habitable' planet

Astronomer Jonti Horner of the University of Southern Queensland told ABC News that the discovery was the first step towards finding smaller Earth-like planets capable of supporting life. Meanwhile,...

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Humankind's ancestral 'homeland' pinpointed in Botswana

Humankind's ancestral 'homeland' pinpointed in Botswana

The first modern humans lived about 200,000 years ago in Africa south of the Zambezi River, researchers reported today (October 28) in Nature . This is the information stored in the mitochondria, t...

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Even from Microsoft: Quantum supremacy’ computing feat earns respect for Google

Even from Microsoft: Quantum supremacy’ computing feat earns respect for Google

The Sycamore processor Google claims has helped it achieve " quantum supremacy ". So what problem was exactly solved? They claim that their 54-qubit quantum processor, known as Sycamore, was abl...

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Google unveils quantum computer breakthru, critics say wait a qubit

Google unveils quantum computer breakthru, critics say wait a qubit

Quantum computers use the laws of quantum mechanics and units known as qubits to greatly increase the threshold at which information can be transmitted and processed. Google said it imagines a r...

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Seattle Genetics (SGEN) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Return on investment (ROI) reached to -18.60%. YTD calculations are commonly used by investors and analysts in the assessment of portfolio performance due to their simplicity. There has been up change...

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Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Behind Marine Extinctions, Finds New Study

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Behind Marine Extinctions, Finds New Study

It's the main explain link between the loss of life of the dinosaurs and a fascinating tumble in the pH phases of the oceans - indicating a upward thrust in ocean acidity. " In the boundary clay, we...

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Justice Department sues California over air pollution agreement with Canada

Justice Department sues California over air pollution agreement with Canada

Quebec says it will go it alone if California is forced out of their current partnership aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark says Califo...

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